1 Day.- LA PAZ – BASE CAMP, 4.500m
Depart La Paz at 0900 hrs, and four hours driving takes us to Pinaya (4,00m.) From there, after hours easy trekking through scenic pastoral countryside we arrive at Puente Roto where we make base camp, enjoy an evening meal and rest for the night.
2 Day.- BASE CAMP 4,500m– HIGH CAMP 5,550m.
After breakfast we start the five hour trek up through steep moraine to the high camp at Nido de Condores, altitude 5,550m. From here we have a bird´s eye view of El Alto! We rest for the afternoon and eat a light evening meal before retiring to our sleeping bags.
3 Day.- SUMMIT – BASE CAMP
We make a 1:00am start, and after a light breakfast, we begin to move up the gently sloping ridge to the summit, which is a six or seven hour ascent to an altitude of 6,490m. From the summit we will have spectacular views accross the cloud-covered yungas and across the altiplano to the Cordillera Occidental, as well as the nearby Cordillera Real. The descent to high camp will take us around three hours, and after a brief rest we break camp and make our way down to base camp, arriving in t he late afternoon. Here we enjoy a hearty evening meal and a well-earned rest.
4 Day.- PINAYA – LA PAZ
After breakfast, we make the easy trek back to Pinaya where meet the vehicle which will take us back top La Paz.
- *Private transport
- *Mountain guide
- *Mules and arriero
- *Food: 4 lunches, 3 dinners, 3 breakfasts
- *Camping gear: tents and mattresses
- *Climbing gear
- *Kitchen tent
- *Cooking equipment
- *Sleeping bags
- *Head torch
- *Warm clothing
- *National park entrance fees
- *60 liter rucksack
- *5 liter rucksack
- *Snacks, chocolate and drinking water
- *Personal insurance